Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
the river watching the river rise. cbs 5 is on the preparations that are all too familiar to the locals. >> from swollen creeks to flooded lots. the couldn't sedealing with the repper cautions of the latest -- -- issues. >> they own this park and they maintain it. >> we tried sandbagging in the past. it is fruitless. >> willow creek topped its banks this morning. >> we have to come in and shovel it out and replant the grass and cleanup the bathrooms, a huge job. >> reporter: a few miles away. >> it is a little dramatic, i think. >> reporter: this trucking company's parking lot is part of the creek that ran behind it, the dumpster sitting in several inches of water. >> we moved all of the trucks that were on that side. i am worried about my guy's trucks over here. it is coming fast. >> since we don't know how much rain will come for the rest of the week, businesses here are preparing for the worst. >> reporter: they have sandbags at the ready in their parking lots. >> we hope for the best. mother nature is going to do what it is going to do. >> we put stuff on tables and everything.
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
it started out as a winter day of fun in the snow and ice. then the unthinkable happened. cbs reporter carter evans on the rescue that prevented tragedy. >> reporter: a rare christmas experience in the mountains above los angeles. fresh snow and ice for people who rarely see it. despite warning signs. >> look at that crack. is that a crack? >> few seemed concerned until -- >> oh! [screaming] >> we saw his arms going. someone said he can not swim. then it turned into panic. >> reporter: michelle and mickey were there with a camera. at first, all they could do was watch in horror as a man, who rushed to help -- oh. >> fell through the ice. then, another. six would-be rescuers in all were now in the icy waters. >> it was hard to watch. it was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we did not think he was coming back up. >> call 911. right now. >> the victims, clammerred for intertubed to stay afloat. from the shore, onlookers including the hermans tried toes to a lifeline. after several failed a tempts, everyone made it to safety. the man who fell first had been in the water
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
francisco, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight about the murder of a high- profile millionaire in his south bay home. police have announced the arrest of three more suspects. raveesh kumra was killed during a home invasion on november 30 in monte sereno. in the past few days, three men have been questioned, arrested and charged with homicide. police have released their names but will not release any more information. earlier this month, 22-year-old raven dixon was arrested in the case, charged with being an accessory to a homicide with a gang enhancement. >>> there's a vigil tonight in walnut creek for a young man shot and killed by police earlier this week. the vigil was held outside the hair salon where anthony banta jr. worked. police say he was armed with a nice and that they were forced to shoot him. friends and family say banta was a gentle person who must have suffered some kind of breakdown. >> we just don't understand how somebody could have taken his life. i'm sure that something happened, but how somebody could take -- he's small in stature, 5-foot-4, 130 pounds. how threatening is t